Don’t compete. Collaborate.

I see this more and more on social media. Posts that say:

Don’t compete. Collaborate.

Collaboration over competition.

Support, don’t compete with, other women.

I’m over it!

Since when did competition become the new dirty word?

We can be ambitious, competitive, assertive, driven…

AND

…supportive of other women.

It’s not mutually exclusive!

The concept that women shouldn’t compete and instead should collaborate plays into the stereotype that women are only nice or likeable if they’re being nurturing and serving others.

If you ever worry about being perceived as competitive or if you think women who compete are too aggressive, this week’s Hustle & Flow podcast episode is for you!

Listen HERE and then share with a woman who could benefit from hearing this message.

Then go get it. Whatever it is you want, give it your all.

There’s nothing I’d love to see more than you competing and performing at your very best!

Best,

Heather

Professional Bio

Heather Joy Hubbard is an attorney, speaker, author, and strategic coach. Through her personal and professional development company, she helps attorneys reduce stress, manage priorities, and build a book of business. Prior to her work helping professionals find more balance and success, Heather was a partner and practice group leader at an AmLaw 200 firm. She has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Copyright, Trademark, Intellectual Property Litigation and Patent Litigation, Mid-South SuperLawyers, Benchmark Litigation and Managing IP Stars. She was also named one of Nashville's Top 40 under 40 by the Nashville Business Journal. Heather graduated  summa cum laude   from the University of Louisville and received her  juris doctorate  from Vanderbilt University Law School.

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